CSO Announces 2023 CSO50 Award Winners and Hall of Fame Inductees

Security leaders to be honored at the upcoming CSO50 conference will tackle the security risks and promises of GenAI, zero trust architecture, leadership strategies and more.

Boston, MA, July 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSO, the leading source for breaking news, analysis, and research on security and risk management, has announced the winners of the 2023 CSO50 Awards and inductees into the CSO Hall of Fame, the most prestigious honor for security organizations and individuals.

“This year’s winners of the CSO50 Awards are transformative projects that reflect new and innovative thinking and strong leadership despite the pressures of a rapidly changing threat environment,” said Beth Kormanik, Chairperson of the 2023 CSO50 awards program and Foundry Events Content Director.

“Proving that they are indeed ahead of the curve, several winning projects incorporated generative AI solutions to enhance their capabilities and speed up the development process,” continued Kormanik. “We are thrilled to recognize their achievements and hold them up as examples for other organizations.”

2023 CSO50 Winners:

The Aaron's Company, Inc.
ABM Industries
Ally Financial
Augusta University
Bausch Health
Camelot Secure
Choice Hotels International
Cox Automotive
Cummins, Inc.
Delta Dental Insurance
Registrar Recorder County Clerk, Los Angeles
Mercury Financial
Pangea Cyber
PCM Trials
Penn Medicine
San Diego Oasis
The Friedkin Group, Inc.
United Airlines
University of Miami
The University of Texas Police at Houston
Wells Fargo
Zoom Video Communications, Inc.

2023 CSO50 Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Rich Agostino, SVP & CISO, Target
  • Ed Amoroso, Founder & CEO, TAG InfoSphere
  • Devon Bryan, Global CIO & CISO, Carnival Corporation
  • Nicole Darden Ford, Global VP & CISO, Rockwell Automation
  • Keith Gordon, EVP & CSO, CIBC
  • Ben Miron, VP of Infrastructure & Cybersecurity, NextEra Energy, Inc.
  • Gary Owen, CISO & Chief Risk Officer, iCapital
  • Holly Ridgeway, EVP & CSO, Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

The 2023 CSO50 winners and inductees will be honored at the upcoming CSO50 Conference + Awards.

“It is a privilege for us to honor the outstanding accomplishments of the winners at the CSO50 conference, and to bring together the information security community for great learning, networking and problem solving,” said Stephen Corrick, SVP, Events, IDG, Inc. "The powerful expertise and experience of our winners and partners make this a can’t-miss opportunity for everyone in the field.”

CSO invites industry professionals and security technology companies to connect, learn and celebrate the winners at the CSO50 Conference + Awards held October 2-4 at the We-Ko-Pa Casino & Resort in Fort McDowell, Arizona. Registration for the event is now open.   CSO50 Conference + Awards - October 2023 - Foundry Events (foundryco.com)>>


About the CSO50 and CSO Hall of Fame Award Winners
The CSO50 award recognizes 50 organizations for security projects and initiatives demonstrating outstanding business value and thought leadership. The CSO Hall of Fame honors leaders who have significantly contributed to advancing information risk management and security. Inductees exemplify the qualities of leadership and excellence and, by their example, contribute to improving security across all organizations. Award winners are honored at the CSO50 Conference + Awards. Click here to become a sponsor

About CSO
CSO serves enterprise security decision-makers and users with the critical information they need to stay ahead of evolving threats and defend against criminal cyberattacks. With incisive content that addresses all security disciplines, from risk management to network defense to fraud and data loss prevention, CSO offers unparalleled depth and insight to support key decisions and investments for IT security professionals. www.csoonline.com

About Foundry, an IDG Inc. Company
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